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Oscar Wilde
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
“To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.”
Oscar Wilde

John Irving
“Keep passing the open windows.”
John Irving, The Hotel New Hampshire

Robertson Davies
“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.”
Robertson Davies

W. Somerset Maugham
“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”
W. Somerset Maugham

186163 The Mookse and the Gripes — 928 members — last activity 1 hour, 54 min ago
Forum for spirited and convivial discussion of fiction from around the world, with particular though not exclusive focus on 20th and 21st century fict ...more
60280 The Readers — 1072 members — last activity Oct 09, 2020 11:45PM
The Readers is a podcast by Simon Savidge of Savidge Reads and Thomas Otto of Hogglestock, they like to talk about books... alot!
26861 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up — 1258 members — last activity Nov 18, 2020 06:35AM
This is a group for those who want to take on the less-daunting task of reading all of the books from Julia Eccleshare's 1001 Children's Books You Mus ...more
25x33 Booker List — 151 members — last activity May 26, 2018 07:54PM
This club discusses and reviews the long and the short lists of the Man Booker Prize and for the forth coming years will nominate books that should ma ...more
622 Literary Prizes — 265 members — last activity Jul 08, 2012 07:00AM
A place to discuss the Booker, the Pulitzer, the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Newbery, and/or any other literary awards.
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